Category Archives: Chess

World Chess Championship – Magnus Carlsen vs Vishy Anand

  World Chess Championship 2013 – Game 9: Vishy Anand vs Magnus Carlsen : Nimzo-Indian Defense     Magnus Carlsen beats Vishy Anand in 10 games to become world champion 1      d4            Nf6 … Continue reading

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Chess Puzzle: Mate in 12

This is a cool puzzle: White mates in 12.

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My Favorite Chess Puzzles

Puzzle # 1 White to play If both players play optimally, will White win, lose, or draw?

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The Legend of the Chessboard

There are many examples of how poorly our minds are equipped to think exponentially. Oh, we can do it – but we often realize our mistake too late. This story is a classic. Long long ago in an ancient land, … Continue reading

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Joke chess problem

Joke chess problem are puzzles in chess which use humor as a primary or secondary element. Though most chess problems, like other creative forms, are appreciated for serious artistic themes (Grimshaw, Novotny, and Lacny), joke chess problems are enjoyed for … Continue reading

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Chess: Polish (Sokolsky) opening

The Sokolsky Opening (also known as the Orangutan or Polish Opening) is an uncommon chess opening: 1.b4 Do you know why Tartakower named it the Orangutan? Tartakower said he got the idea at a zoo Black to move 1. …, … Continue reading

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Robot vs World Champion blitz game

Chess robot created by Konstantin Kosteniuk plays blitz vs Vladimir Kramnik, No 1 Russian chess player and former World champion. Result of the game was draw though robot stayed better. Developers of the robot suggest an official blitz match against … Continue reading

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